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this wall. >> i can hear you. >> the time for change has come! chris: is nothing sacred? if there's no big deal on the national debt, with the 2012 republican challenger run on empty? can he or she carry the burden of rejecting big deficit reduction? what about obama, if there's no debt deal, will he have to defend the liberal label next year? the knives are out. should john boehner expect a full-blown mutiny. is eric cantor the number two house republican leading the tea party against their own speaker? finally, family business. michele bachmann's number one in iowa but her family business about become her number one problem. it works to confer gays to straights. will that strike voters as sensible? will it sell on the stump, even among conservatives? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, "new york" magazine john heilemann, cnn's gloria borger, nbc's kelly o'donnell and "time" magazine's joe klein. first up, narrative has been about trying for a big debt reduction deal this year but the political consequences for barack obama and g.o.p. nominee next year are the real
, and this is going to bring that hot air to the big cities of i-95 just one day for you, but it's the humidity that really gets our attention. a lot of people, you know, dewpoints don't mean much to them. if your dewpoint is above 07, the air is sticky and uncomfortable, and the dark green shows you where that is. it's pretty much the whole eastern half of the country today. it's feeling very uncomfortable outside because of the humidity. we have heat advisories. we have heat warnings in effect in so many areas. we're talking 98 in d.c. it's going to feel like 105. in areas here especially north of dallas really hot stuff. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. thunderstorms will be possible today, but they're not going to be widespread. it's going to be isolated storms late in the afternoon. new york city, the hartford. not like yesterday where we had huge storms develop throughout the day. i don't want to hear any complaints because it's going to be 97 in new york. it's only within day. >> you're not going to hear it from me. you know -
meat chicken. oh, so when's the big day? oh, we got married years ago. but the point is, i fit in it! are you wearing it... right now? yes! well, good for you. [ shopper ] excuse me. oh, so sorry. you look nice. oh, thank you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >> live, local, late breaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news sunday morning. >> i am jennifer franciotti. >> top stories in a moment, but first a look outside, if we must. >> is getting brutal out there. >> when will it improve it? >> next week. >> this has lasted longer than expected. >> this heat has taken a long time to let go. 102 degrees yesterday at the airport bridge tied the record from 1991. the inner harbor reached 103 degrees. much of the same today throughout the day, maybe not toward 100 degrees, but heading towards their. 90 at the airport and 93 of the inner harbor, not far away from the upper 90's we are forecasting. temperatures will break heading into tomorrow and we will talk about that coming up in the seven-day forecast. and >> one family is pleading for your help to find a seven- month old
. the big concern this morning, will the markets be spooked by all of this just over a week from the deadline? we're already seeing lower asian markets. and in an interesting twist, the high-level english official says that it's, in his words, the right wing nutters who are causing more of a threat to the world economy than problems in europe. amara? >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>> the man accused in the massacre and bomb attack in norway is asking for an open court hearing so he can explain himself according to his lawyer. anders breivik is due to be arraigned today. this as a shaken nation mourns the 93 victims who died. emma murphy from our english broadcast partner itv reports. >> reporter: in a country struggling to comprehend the events of the past days, there are few rituals to bring comfort. but hour after hour in the driving rain, the people of norway have lit candles and laid flowers in memory of their dead. they seek solace together, but it is a terrible shared pain. some of those who were injured in the ireland attack joined with norway's king and queen
. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. the big story is casey antany gone free after 1,006 days in jail and 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the scene. casey appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she is led out the door by her attorney. kristen dahlgren was there and she joins us live from orlando with the latest. kristen, good morning. >> good morning, lester. well, news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv last night so we don't know where she is, other than for the first time in almost three years she's not waking up here at the orange county jail. you can probably hear some protesters are still here. with all the protest and publicity, so much talk about using decoys or sneaking out a back door. in the end, she walked right out the jail's front door. just minutes after midnight, a first glimpse at casey anthony free woman. in a bright pink shirt and showing little emotion, she and her attorney, jose baez, wasted no time. >> she wa
these back to school sales? >>> and they're calling it karmageddon. an event so big, how one major city is gearing up to go nowhere fast. >>> from nbc world headquarters in new york this is nbc nightly >>> from nbc world headquarters in new york this is nbc nightly news with lester holt. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> as we come on air this sunday meeti ievening a criticag is under way with president obama at the white house. standing in the way, republic republicaninrepublicans trying to hold the line against tax increases and democrats unhappy over changes to medicare and medicaid. hanging in the balance, an august 2nd deadline to give the government authority to borrow the money it needs to pay its bills. nbc's mike viqueira is at the white house to bring us the latest. >> reporter: you're absolutely right. the president is at this moment in the cabinet room, the west wing. house and senate leaders, republican and democrat. at the top of the meeting reporters asked the president whether he needs to come to an a agreeme agreement. there's an impasse now over the nex
. that is the latest on "traffic pulse 11." back to you. >> our big story the search for a missing seven-month-old baby and care take are. george lettis is live at city police headquarters with why police believe they may have left the city and the call to action. police have questioned the boy's father who admits leaving the baby in the care of a teenager. the seven-month-old child was last seen in the 1100 black of lyndhurst street with a 16-year-old girl jonae boozer. ki'yauhn's father charles birch arrived late it a prayer service last night because he was with police being questioned about the disappearance. ki'yauhn was staying with his father friday but birch left him with pwzer an acquaintance he barely knowles. >> do i know the whereabouts of my son or am i lying about it? i told them i ain't lying about it, you know. they just keep -- you know how police do? they just keep getting on my nerves and i keep telling them the same thing. >> this guy just magically appeared and don't look like he know nothing. >> an amber alert has not been issued in this case because it doesn't fit the criteria ma
aunque no parece estar tan tran self. big bad john ♪ >> reporter: john boehner, the plain-spoken man from ohio is under intense pressure to line tranquilo como siempre up every republican vote he can get to get his revised bill este senador esta tratando de c through congress. by all accounts, the big meeting with his fellow republicans is tense. in no uncertain terms, the speaker tells hard-line conservative who's are in no immediate to compromise to get in line behind his bill. conseguir todos los votos ♪ everybody knew you didn't give que pueda no lip to big john ♪ w>>> sreÑor orador, es justo dciecir >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you have a bit of a rebellion on your hands, or do you feel -- que tiene una pequeÑa rebelion >> i have a little bit of rebellion on my hands every day. tengo un pporoblema it comes with the territory. >> you're not worried? viene con el territorio >> never let them see you sweat. no se ve contento >> you don't look happy on the front page of the "new york times". nlen la primera pagina del nyueva it says "boehner's grip on his
for today's big independence day concert were under way. fortunately, the weather cleared up in time for the evening rehearsal. >>> elsewhere across the country, several cities held their fourth of july fireworks displays a day early. sparks flew at the annual red, white and boom festival in florida. while crowds in kansas city and columbus, ohio, took in an equally awesome spectacle of color. and in los angeles, experts were busy setting up what they say will be the fastest firing display in town. the hour-long show at l.a.'s coliseum will light up the sky with 2,000 aerial shells and 8,100 bombardment effects for a truly spectacular pyrotechnics display. >>> and thousands of people in seattle took the streets for an unusual independence day tradition. the third annual red, white and zombie walk. the ghoulish group dressed up in their worst to try their best for the guinness world record for largest gathering of zombies. organizers say they've buried the competition by several hundred walking dead. hmm. now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc's meteorologist
for that award are the big bang theory, glee, and the office, 30 rock, and parks and recreation. steve carell got his sixth nomination as best actor in a comedy. it is an award he has yet to win. among his competitors includes matt leblanc. the mes will be handed out on september 18. received ae's own nomination for best supporting actor for his role on "the goodwife." best of luck to him. check out the full list of nominations on our website, wbaltv.com. the next video almost looks like a scene out of the movie. italy's mount etna spewed lava and ash under the backdrop of a nearly full moon. molten rock hundreds of feet above the crater's rim. the ash flow stock to nearly 12 hours at the eruption. a special treat for people in manhattan. look at this rainbow over central park wednesday. if you look closely at the left side, you'll notice there are two rainbows. there may not be a pot of gold at the end, but we're guessing this site managed to put smiles on a few faces after dealing with heavy rain. kind of like we feel with john. >> now your forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> thank you
people on board, it looks like right now they're headed in the right direction towards a big plan, exactly what the president wanted. lynn. >> brian mooar there for us in washington. >>> now here's a look at other stories making news. a police chase in arizona ended with two suspects receiving quite a jolt. the brother and sister duo suffered the shocking reprecussions after refusing commands to surrender following a 30-mile pursuit. mri police tasered both and arrested them both further incident. >>> texas police are working around the clock to catch an armed bank robber dubbed the handsome guy bandit. he has robbed six banks wearing a life-like facial mask. they still have not been able to identify him. >>> just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water for one florida family it was anything but. a four foot gator got in a few laps before an animal control officer showed township remove him from the animal pool. he came from a canal located across the street. >>> finally, in minnesota soaring temperatures have created a new way to cook up some treats. look at that. a
to be a very busy place. we got the folk line festival under way behind me, also the big fireworks show they're getting ready for on monday. two concerts on the steps of the capitol, also at the washington monument. but from coast to coast, we're talking beaches and barbecues and camping and celebration. july 1st and the 2011 great escape is on. ♪ hot fun in the summertime >> reporter: from yosemite in the west. >> i like the girls the best. >> reporter: aaa says 39 million americans will travel 59 miles or more this long weekend. that's 1 million fewer than last year. >> reporter: you can blame the pain at pump. the national average for unleaded now $3.54 a gallon, down from the high of $3.98 on may 4th. but still 80 cents higher than a year ago. >> it's still tough because we're still kind of transitioning from how high the gas prices were so we've got in the habit of not traveling as much. >> reporter: the big surprise? while fewer people are driving than a year ago, more people are flying. air travel is up 9% this summer. >> for some people, it actually may be more convenient and cheap
leave it where it is? >> you never want to leave money, in my opinion, behind in a 401(k) plan. big mistake. >> control. you want to control where you're investing that money. from that perspective, having money in an ira gives you more choices. >> and you have more choices on who your beneficiaries are. >> our next one comes from dallas suburb. this is, again, microses. what is the best way and time to buy stock? >> 140 characters if here we go. buy in whole. increases your chances of getting a return. second, make sure it's in a tax-friendly account because capital gain taxes takes a lot of money out of returns. third, if you're talking about timing you can't time the time of day, time of month. it's not like buying a car. most important thing is buy smart. actually don't just buy one stock, buy bunches of stocks because diversity will increase your chance of return. stock index fund, for example. >> i think a lot of us regular old consumers feel like the we're buying stock somehow we're missing the boat. we're not sophisticated enough to be in the market. >> a normal person buys
'll take a look at the upcoming workweek coming up. for now, to the news desk. >> our big story this morning, congress and the president are working to meet the deadline and avoid a default by uncle sam. >> one vote was expected to come up this morning, but was withdrawn as the haggling continued behind-the-scenes. >> unable to muster support to get a bill passed, harry reid displayed the vote on his debt ceiling until later today. >> i spoke to the white house a few times, and they asked me to give as much time as possible to reach an agreement. >> it was the same plan shot down hours earlier by the house. >> the rules are not suspended, and the bill is not passed. >> finding a bill that will pass is not easy. >> we will not compromise on our principles. >> with tuesday's deadline looming, they are talking to president obama. >> the only way we will have a deal is to have an an agreement with the president of the united states. >> and we're going to fight you on that. >> as the clock ticks down. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> wrblings the maryland congressional delegation is
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, and maria. big congratulations to all of them. >> great to see that. al has the morning off. let's get the weather from the weather channel's maria la rosa. >> here at home, the weather is quiet, at least for now. as we head into the afternoon, a few widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. otherwise, partly cloudy. >>> willie, back to you. >> maria, thanks. >>> new details this morning about the apparent unraveling of the sexual assault case against former imf chief dominick strauss-kahn. this just days after he was suddenly released from house arrest. nbc's jeff rossen is with us with more. jeff, good morning. >> willie, good morning to you. he really hit the town this weekend. literally overnight dominick strauss-kahn went from ankle bracelets to freedom. he can go anywhere he wants in the country but yet he remains in new york near the scene of the alleged crime. this morning we're learning more about the case and hotel made sto maid story. within hours of his release, dominick strauss-kahn flashed a smile and took his wife to dinner. the man who sat in a kril at rikers as an ac
stovall. thank you for joifpk us for 11 news today. >> our big story this morning, definitely the heat. ava, my goodness. when you think it can't get any hotter, the answer is? >> yes. yes. but the good news is it's not going to last as long as it has over the midwest. but the second thing is this is the hottest time of the year. we do start to cool back down mid august. >> we hope. >> so there's good news. it's what normally happens. so we'll beholding out for that. we do still have dangerous heat warnings across the state as the heat index could be up near 115 when you factor in that humidity. upper 90's to near 104. it was 103 at the inner harbor yesterday. weaver expecting 101 -- we're expecting 101 at the airport. now let's head to kim with the traffic. >> good morning. we have one problem spot to talk about. fire activity blocking hilton street between frederick and use pulaski to get around that. 62 miles per hour by the beltway and four minutes on 95 north between 100 heading towards the city. 895 northbound between the harbor tunnel and toll plaza, 295 on the north side lookin
. but i think you'll like the change is coming on the way. that's thank you. now back to our other big story -- >> thank you. now back to our other big story. after months of negotiation, ratified and ebbert -- the players ratified an agreement with the owners. >> jerry kenduskeag has details of the agreement. everybody is smiling and is all over. >> law school today, football tomorrow. the lockout has finally ended. the longest walkout in history with minimal damage on the field. -- lockout in history with minimal damage on the field. the full body of nfl players still have to vote, but they have never gone against what team reps have suggested. this went right to the last minute. they worked until 3:00 a.m. this morning to finalize documents. the ravens will open tomorrow not -- tomorrow morning with training camp beginning wednesday and other team members joining thursday. commissioner roger goodell and executives came together as partners today and they bring football back to the field today. >> everybody had a passion and everybody believes in this game of football and what we can
see the big area of high pressure. rain trying to push but it is deflected to the south. we have this big area of protection. storms will hold off for awhile. a lot of sunshine today. 84 to 89 for the high. northwest wind at 5 to 10 miles per hour. things begin to break down on saturday. maybe some rain to the west of us. it looks like saturday will hold together for our area. by sunday, a front gets closer. the high starts to break down. rain chances go up. the front sinks to our south. we do have a range chance. ocean city looks dry on saturday and sunday. -- we do have a range chance. 87 today. low 90's over the weekend. rain chances kicking in on sunday. maybe some isolated storms on monday. on-again, off-again rain next week as well. >> another tablet hits the market today. this version looks similar to others. it has a user interface. it is thin and has a camera and a bunch of apps. messaging and e-mail services. the reason for credit the tablets is simple. >> pc cells are slowly diminishing. laptops sells off slowly diminishing. tablet sales are going through the roof. if
with lester holt in for matt. and the big question is, where is casey anthony? >> a good question. a lot of cameras when she was released early sunday morning. but she hasn't been seen since, which may be a good idea for now, since her lawyers say she has been receiving death threats since the not guilty verdict. we'll have the latest in a live report, coming up. >>> and on a different topic, with this economy and people struggling to make ends meet, we've got some tips for you to get the best deals out there. prices up across the board with everything from food to technology to travel. the cost of a plane ticket has gone up 15% the last year. so we're going to show you how you can cut your bills, and find the best deals. >> relike that segment. okay and savannah. >> do we all remember show and tell from school? >> of course. >> this week, natalie and i are going to have some fun. we're all teaching each other a skill. and al noticed i could use some help in the cooking department, so here he is trying to teach me how to barbecue. >> i'm sure you did a good job. >> he did a great job. >>
. >>> plus, a warning to parents. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. kristen, good morning. >> good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt limit. when a reporter asked if a deal co
will be the first of the big banks to report on thursday. results from top tech player google are also expected thursday. also this week, investors will eye fresh economic data, starting with may's trade deficit on tuesday. also tuesday, minutes from the federal reserve's june meeting. wednesday, fed chairman ben bernanke delivers his biannual testimony to congress. >>> retail sales and june's producer price index comes out thursday. and june's consumer price index is released friday. >>> elsewhere, precision cast parts says it has agreed to buy primus international for $900 million in cash. >>> reuters reports there's an emergency meeting in europe this morning over the debt crisis. they're now possibly spreading to italy. the region's third largest economy. friday italian stocks and bonds tumbled in a massive sell-off. >>> and finally, according to a new survey of college students and graduates, health insurance is the new love potion. 90% of surveyed students, and 93% of recent grads said knowing a potential partner has health insurance would make him or her more attractive. >> well cc goes
-- the new total is 76 people in the shooting and bombing in norway. >> big developments in the situation in the courtroom, or the suspect appeared for 45 minutes today at a closed session. the judge is it talking about white he does not allow -- why he does not allow anyone inside, safety and security and the possibility that the public could hinder the ongoing investigation. >> according to what the court understands, the accused police he needed to carry out the attack to save norway and western europe from, among other things, cultural marxism and muslim take over. >> the second part of this is in downtown oslo beside the main cathedral, where hundreds continue to pour into this area. we continue to see tears of emotion here. they bring flowers and candles, everyone still in shock. that is the very latest from here in oslo. >> it has been a warm and humid to start today, but that is going to change as a cold front is heading towards the area. even though it is not here yet, it is sparking heavy thunderstorms. showers and a d.c. and dorchester county, east of the chesapeake. the real a
firefighters had to face. >> got down here, there was a lot of flames coming up. big puffs of smoke and then heard a lot of popping and heard a boom and flames started shooting off >> smoke pouring off everywhere, flames. i mean, it was high. >> one fire fighter was treated for heat exalks. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. those firefighters had to contend with triple digit heat and another code red day to battle that blaze. the heat and humidity not only create a heat index but a misery index scorching the east coast. >> it was the die-hard concert goer who wouldn't let the weather stop them from enjoying the bso under the stars at oregon ridge. the movie music of john williams was a big draw but coping skills were definitely required. >> i came with wet hair straight out of the shower. >> nice fans when we got out here and we're in line to get a snowball to try to cool off. >> we had thousands of water ball fights. >> at least maryland is in good company with this heat. records broke on friday in new york with 104 degrees and 108 in nearby new jersey. >> just try
of the building. big puffs of smoke. there was a lot of coughing -- popping and there was a boom. >> [unintelligible] >> one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion. no other injuries were reported another day of code red heat. perhaps others are getting used to it. whether it was a water taxi at the in a heartbeat -- inner harbor, or finding a shaded area, people were out. john cullins will join us later with word on when the heat wave may break. the topic of same-sex marriage is heating in maryland. gov. martin o'malley says he plans to make a marriage a legislative priority during the next general assembly. under the governor's plan, same- sex couples would have the same legal rights as their heterosexual counterparts. they will have equal protection under the law while experiencing religious freedom. that is not sitting well with certain clergy members. >> we're not opposing any personal or individual. my position is not to oppose. my position is to defend. and my position is to defend traditional marriage. >> the governor hopes to shape the maryland legislation similar t
officer was shot on the job, the commissioner announces an arrest. that is the big story tonight. a tip from the community to track down 20-year-old che jordan. >> he is charged in the shooting that injured an officer tuesday night. did police mention a motive in this case? >> that are still trying to figure it out. they are trying to figure out why a gunman would pull that trigger. they do know the suspect was mad at the city police department. >> his eyes were rolling in the back of his head. i saw it. >> moments after the officer was shot, 815-year-old captain company and tell -- a 15 year- old helped keep him company. the police officer was shot while responding to a domestic dispute around 11:30 tuesday. neighbors say this house made the call. >> i do not know what happened. >> the officer was settling the domestic dispute and was shot with an assault rifle similar to this one. >> it was a big gun. >> even with the advanced ballistic capability of our soft body armor, it would have been a challenge to stop those rounds. it is a miracle that our officer was not more seriously injure
. that's well to the north. so we have this big area of high pressure in place. that's acting like a heat pump. so looking at high temperatures today, in the 90s for denver. 96 degree. triple digits in phoenix as well as dallas. looks like the heat wave will remain with us for several days to come. so for the fourth of july, yeah, it's going to be hot and the firecrackers. 80s and low 90s across a good chunk of the nation. more of your forecast coming up. >>> and the weather is a major factor in the battle against the devastating wildfires in new mexico including the one threatening the los alamos nuclear lab. >> reporter: as firefighters try to keep the flames at bay with control burn, the runaway fire continues to consume trees and brush in the rugged mountains above the town of los alamos. the fire has now blackened more than 113,000 acres but it's moving away from town and the nuclear laboratory. good news according to the fire chief, but not enough. >> kind of between a rock and hard place, because we're trying to repopulate but we don't want to put people in danger. >> reporter: los
. >> really big shock. it was a really big shock. >> reporter: the commuter jet which was heading to north carolina suffered major damage to its tail and horizontal stabilizer and the collision came as a rude awaken for one of its passengers. >> i was half asleep. the next thing you know there is a bang. and we all wondered what happened. the pilot came on and said we've been clip bedity plane behind us. >> reporter: even the air traffic controller on duty could not believe what happened. >> did he hit you with his tail, with his wing? >> absolutely he did. >> reporter: a similar incident happened in april at new york's jfk airport when a large air france a-380 hit the tail of a much smaller jet giving it a traumatic spin. an investigation is under way to determine what caused this delta flight to ram into the jet in boston. but for now, passengers are praising delta staffers for their response to the incident. >> i think they responded pretty well. they told us everybody remain calm and they will have somebody come out and take care of us quickly and asked if anybody was hurt. luckily mos
, champ? can you show us some of your signature moves? is it scary being in front of big crowds? no, you like it? you're the champ! what's your favorite trick? he wants us to follow him, let's go. he's a pretty good driver. whoa! pretty nice. can i help you get the crowd riled during the game? all right. let's do it! see ya out there. i'll see ya out there. go yankees! hey, we're here with the pinstripe patrol right now. today, i am an honorary member, but we need to find out what to do first. >> tonight, we're going to take it easy on you. all you have to do with us is the, cupid shuffle, which i'm sure you've already heard of and know, so we'll take the initiation easy, and you can hop in on that dance with us. >> do you have any advice for me? >> as long as you have a smile on, the fans will adopt you right into our crew. >> all right, thank you. >> hey, guys. how ya doing today? >> hey, how ya doing? are you ready for the baseball game? >> yeah. >> all right. >> can i have a high five from everyone? >> thank you. >> all right. we'll see you later. >> this is our new edition to our pi
to nutritiondata.com, a whopper and a big mac each have more than half the amount of fat you're supposed to eat in an entire day. >> you've got to educate yourself about food, and a lot of what my book is about is just trying to tell you the difference between this industrial food and real food. >> reporter: eric schlosser spent two years researching the fast food industry. he wrote a book just for kids called "chew on this -- everything you don't want to know about fast food." it includes one surprising fact about those mcdonald's french fries many of us love. >> they're salty, and mcdonald's puts a little extra something in them. and when i was doing research for the book, i discovered that little extra thing is beef flavor. so the fries have beef in them, and if you're a vegetarian, you shouldn't eat them. >> reporter: eric isn't a vegetarian. in fact, like most of us, he loves a good burger. but he stopped eating fast food after he did his research. he already knew most fast food is not made fresh. it's processed -- created in a big factory, frozen, packaged and shipped around the world. th
are running fine. >> our big story this morning, an arrest in the shooting of a bat more city police officer. >> police say a trip helped track down 20-year-old shane jordan who police say shot and injured the officer. details on the suspect. >> we told him to keep his eyes open. his eyes was rolling in the back of his head. >> moments after a baltimore ploifer was shot, he kept him company. >> why did you decide to go help him? >> he was by himself. >> the unidentified police officer was shot while responding to a domestic dispute around 11:30 tuesday night. >> neighbors say this house made that call. >> while the officer was settling the domestic dispute he was shot by this assault rifle. >> even with the vanced ballistic capability, it would have been a challenge to stop those rounds. it's a miracle that our officer was not more seriously injured or someone else in that block. >> the five-year police veteran was treated and released and is expected to be ok. 20-year-old shea jordan was in a car with a scope and rifle and jordan has since been charged with attempted murderer and other char
the transition date. it was comfortable yesterday. tomorrow will be close to 100 to again. the big todd heap bank will move back into baltimore in about 24 hours. upper 70's and low 70's right now. there is no rain. it will thicken up as we head into this afternoon -- upper 60's and low 70's. high temperature in the upper 80's and low 90's. we will come back and talk about the forecast going into the weekend. >> good morning. a quiet start for your morning commute. the only thing we are tracking is the ongoing construction in ight street and st. conway street in advance of the grand prix. on to the west side, still running smoothly, 54. eight minutes on southbound 895 down to the tolls. five minutes on 95 down to the fort mchenry. so far so good. we will enjoy this quiet ride for now. this is the key bridge. an easy ride on the east side. the promised at the harbor tunnel or the fort mchenry. the bay bridge, no problems, a nice ride into the toll plaza at sandy point. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> congress seems no closer to -- an agreement. >> the house is planning to
the forecast. wall street rallied. a big bucket of cold water was poured on wall street and the economy with the lackluster jobs. >> the economy added an average of 215,000 jobs per month in the previous three months so the anticipation was there. and it showed a stand still in june. what is it about june, do we know what happen? >> it's not just june. they went back and revised downward the prior month. they thought they had 57,000 jobs in may. it turned out it was 25,000. they got rid of it -- they revised away 45,000 additional jobs. we think there have been temporary blips in the economy, the greek situation, storms all through the south you were reporting on. you've had high gas prices and a whole lot of other things have been happening and that caused the economy to come to a stand still and hiring come to a stand still in may and june. we hope that's the case. >> you want to bring up an important thing that a lot of people don't hear about. you call it the real unemployment rate, the ratio of unemployed, discouraged workers and people working part time because they can't find ful
one of the most popular bands of all time standing by for a big summer concert. >> journey out on the plaza. they're going to be performing on what is a stage that is still drying out from overnight rain. we're happy about that. see them in our 8:30 half hour. >>> let's begin with the debt ceiling crisis in washington. kelly o'donnell has been covering this story. she's got the latest this morning. kelly, good morning. >> good morning, ann. from delayed to potentially derailed, is that where we are this morning? hours and hours went by overnight when house speaker john boehner and his leadership team were trying to get a handful of their own members to go along, to come together on a solution to raise the debt ceiling and to cut spending. but they are nowhere. so now we know that all the republican house members will meet this morning to try to find a way out. >> it's time for somebody in this town to say, yes. >> reporter: if it were only that simple. but something happened on the way to fixing the debt limit. a handful of house conservatives bucked the speaker. they refused t
while. >>> a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived. we're going to be there live in just a little while. >>> plus, important health advise for women, new recommendation on when and how often you should get a mammogram. it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do. dr. nancy schneiderman will be here to sort it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the shuttle program this morning. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat, what was it like? >> it was a dramatic and emotional day here. and now it's over. the space shuttle program ongoing for 30 years since '81 is now in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:37 eastern time. "atlantis" tracked 307 days in orbit. it came to rest on runway 1-5. the sights and sounds as "atlantis" came in for a landing. >> landing gear down and locked. having fired the imagination of a generation, a ship li
hit its debt ceiling and defaults in nine days. the white house has been holding out for a big deal, one that shows the world that the united states means business with its financing. each side accused the other of playing politics. >> i know the president is worried about his next election. shouldn't he be worried about the country? >> the speaker said he and his party are moving ahead. senate democrats say they are working on a plan of their own, setting the stage for a duel between two bills. republicans and democrats in the house and senate will have to fight this one out. >> could we be just hours away from the end of the nfl lockout? jerry joins us with how close players and owners are to an agreement. people continue to mourn the loss of twin terror attacks in norway. a celebration turns tragic. a man opens fire at his son's birthday party and kills himself. >> a gunman at a texas roller rink shot several people and turned the gun on himself. he killed his estranged wife and killed himself. investigators say he may have been arguing with his wife or another relative shortly b
got one more song coming up. don't go away. let's check your weather. we'll show you for today, big area of high pressure dominating upper level ridge, that's pushing the jet stream way up to the north. so we've got heat warning, heat watches and advisories from minneapolis all the way down to the southwest. temperatures in the upper 90s to low 100s. risk of strong storms up through minneapolis today. that's about the only airport hub that's going to have any problems. rest of your travel is going to be great, 90s and 100s in the southern tier states, 80s in new >> what a beautiful morning down and ocean city. no clouds overhead. great way to start the weekend. generally, everybody is going to be in the 80's. >> and that's your latest -- you're getting sleepy, natalie. you're getting sleepy. >>>. >> announcer: "today's" 12 steps to a healthier you is brought to you by walgreens. there's a way to stay well.to ao you by walgreens. there's a way to stay well. thank you, al. this morning on "small steps to a healthier you," reviving those new year's resolutions. remember all those get-f
and 76 in chester toub but big improvements this afternoon. it will be as warm as we should be. well away from 100 degrees. upper 80's, mid 80's. >> like winter. >> a chance of scattered storms, still humid. i think the best of the weather is coming tomorrow. we will talk more about that in the forecast. >> good morning. everyone. we are tracking an early morning problem in northbound hempstead at 482. lane closures with a fuel spill. baltimore street and 140 in tawneytown some fire department activity. pretty good on the rest of the roads. 57 south on 95. 55 north side, 47 over toward the west side when we will see a delay in about an hour or so. good on j.f.x. and harrisburg expressway checking out fine. here is a live look and we will show you what it is like at 795 and cockeysville, southbound traffic moving well toward the beltway. we will switch to a live view of 97 south of the beltway. north and southbound equally smooth. that is the latest on "traffic pulse 11." back to you. >> our big story, the search for an infant and 16-year-old girl who had been taking care of him. ki'yauh
shooting massacre in memory. at least 85 murdered. >> he was going around killing people like it was no big deal. >> he was just shooting everyone. he wasn't thinking. it was like a nightmare. i don't believe this is true. >> reporter: police said the suspect hunted the victims ages 12 to 19, shooting them for 90 minutes. but when police finally arrived, this is his moment of surrender, no resistance. he had no police record. >> we have not arrested him before on anything like that. >> reporter: police say in may, the suspect bought six tons of fertilizer, similar to the kind tim thi mcveigh used in oklahoma city. it may have been used to make the bomb. after setting off the car bomb that killed seven in oslo's central square, the suspect drove to the island less than an hour away dressed as a policeman. he told the teenagers, he needed to protect them after the oslo bombing. he gathered them close, and opened fire. >> the reason i thought it was a game or, i don't know, something else, was like not high sound, but silenced or something. like fireworks. >> reporter: as they fled through the
's already dead. that's a big lie. >> reporter: on wednesday, casey's parents, cindy and george left home again with nothing to say publicly. the anthony family has received death threats. while outside of the courthouse, mike estherly put a sign in her window that reads "baby killer". >> how can she be free after she killed her baby. >> reporter: most protesters are venting anger, there's always a possibility one could act out, targeting tanthony family, including casey when she's released or the 12 jurors. >> some of them will be vetted and found out and people will know who they are and they're terrified of that coming out. >> it's unclear when casey is released either today or ever if she'll earn money off of her notoriety. to that end, the state has filed a motion to tax her if she is earning any profits after this. there is a law in florida that allows the prosecution to recover the costs from the investigation and the prosecution and those costs easily exceed $1 million. >> kerry sanders, kerry, interesting point. mark lipman is george and cindy anthony's attorney. good morning to
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a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another maj
the nation and getting worse before it gets better. >>> closing court a big city has to turn people away because the money has run out. is this any way for courts in america to do business? >>> family ties. if you have the gene that raises your risk of alzheimer's disease, would you want to know about it? tonight the story of a family that had to make that decision. making a difference for noble animals that deserve a better life. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. they tell us the scientific explanation is this. high pressure compressing the air, cooking the air and ramming it down on top of us and holding it there. but here's the real problem. there are now 34 states where there are heat advisories or heat warnings. one million square miles of our country where folks are being warned about the heat tonight. the heat, the severe heart of it, affects 141 million americans as it moves over big population centers. we can
's carl. >> amy, thanks. this is a big weekend in the trial of casey anthony. both sides have rested. the jurors should have the case tomorrow. nbc's kerry sanders is live in orlando to tell us what happened in the courtroom on friday, and kerry, it seemed like yet another bombshell. >> a big bombshell. remember here, casey anthony is accused of the first degree, premeditated murder of her daughter, 2-year-old caylee. and prosecutors say that she used duct tape and chloroform. and a big piece of evidence that they presented during this trial was searches on the home computer in the anthony home for chloroform. those searches were made three months before little caylee died. well, during this trial, cindy anthony, casey's mother, got on the stand and she said, you know what? i made those searches. i wasn't at work that day, i remember the day, i was looking for some information about the plants in the backyard, and whether they might be making my dogs sick, and that was me. well, the prosecution, using this time leading up to their rebuttal case, pulled the records from cindy anthony'
have some problems. >> it will be hot again today. it will last for one day. like -- not like a big long heat wave. you will notice the difference when you step outside. we've had some showers that have been persistent. a couple of showers up and down 83 in baltimore county. north of the pennsylvania line. some of you may get some rain to start today. hasek, hot, and humid as we head into the afternoon -- hazy, hot, and humid. we will get some storms that will close off as we head into the weekend. first we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. we have cleared some of the early-morning incident we saw. we have the report of a crash eastbound 70 at 29. we're checking on lane closures. looking good around the area. looking good on 95 heading towards the city. 11 minutes on the outer loop in the northeast corner. 18 minutes on a 95 southbound between the 95's. a live look in the northwest corner of the beltway. you can see light volume. moving without delay. this is a 95 at eastern ave. looking good north and southbound. looking good overall. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
number? ♪ g-l-a-m-o-r-o-u-s ♪4"yrñit's the dream of striking it rich that makes lottery big business. >> never know. >> travel, buy a house, pay off debt. >> i still have space. >> 46. >> 42 states, the district of columbia, and puerto rico run lotteries that rack up sales of $670 billion every year. >> tour the world, my dream. >> want to take care of my mom and dad. buy them a new house. >> definitely take my family on a good vacation. >> and i'm going to buy where i work. >> because the odds of winning big are minuscule, more than $17 billion ends up in state trepáu)ies every year. ♪ glamorous ♪ >> still, you probably think if you're lucky enough to buy a winning ticket, you'll end one the cash. but as we showed you, that's not always true. this woman handed a clerk some lottery tickets. >> i don't think these are winners, but could you check them for me, please? thanks. >> it turns out one of them is $1,000 winner. did the clerk tell her the truth? she went off to shop in the store. the clerk carefully examined the tickets. the woman is really a ca
about washington. we have to do this. we have to get to some sort of big deal. the fallback position a more modest position. $2.5 trillion over ten years. still real money, but something far less than this grander barga bargain that was being discussed that mike was referring to. they are pretty far apart here and this was a big setback. >> i hate to say winners and losers here because this deal isn't done, is the president going to win this round? >> we don't know yet because from the republican point of view, this effort to raise ta s taxes, raise revenues has just been a nonstarter. they have a tea party that is against that and a republican process under way where the dominant theme is against any kind of tax increases. be sure about one thing. the president wanted to come out here and get a big deal, so that he could say, look, i swept in at the end and i was the one that lead us to an agreement that really cut spending massively. he got re-election on his mind. that's definitely how he wants to position himself for that. >> again, august 2nd is the date. $14.3 trillion. a lot
. first, the heat continues to be the big story everyone is talking about. ava, my goodness. >> brutal is a good way to describe it. we were hoping the heat would break, but i think we have to wait another day for it. it is not going to be as hot as it was the past couple days. boy was it hot yesterday. we look at the temperatures, 102 at b.w.i. marshall. that tied the record back from 1991. the inner harbor got up to 103. yesterday was definitely one for the record books. quite a bit of areas actually reached up to that triple digit mark from texas to kansas city. many areas in the eastern coast as well. we're going to be close to that today. i don't think we'll reach the 100-degree mark. humidity up at 69%. we'll talk about how hot ss going to get today. that will all be coming up in my forecast. so stay tuned to those details. >> our big story is it one family's plea to your help to find the missing 7-month-old boy. >> here's sheldon dutes with the latest on the investigation. >> i'm hurt. that's my son. snb walked away with my son. what do you think i do? >> when whifney left her s
a controversial last choice option to end the stalemate. >>> how big was it? word this morning the number of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need a bigger boat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a dea
, there's a lot of ways to save big buckles. going to the beach, house swapping, the cheapest to travel. all of it coming up. >> stand by at the newsdesk with a look at the headlines. >>> good morning, everyone. you mentioned, 140 million americans are sweltering under extreme heat again today. the combination of heat and humidity will make it feel like 110 to 115 degrees in some places. the recent heat is blamed for 22 deaths. the senate is expected to have a house plan if congress is adopting a balanced budget amendment. the bill would make debilitating cuts to medicare. a bill to do away with a lot iry for the u.s. visa heading to the house. millions of would-be immigrants take part in that lottery every year, hoping to get one of 50,000 visas. the supporters of the bill say the current lottery system is subject to fraud and could be exploited by terrorists. >>> as a new guideline on breast cancer screening now recommends that women get yearly mammograms starting at the age of 40. now, the guidelines come from the american college of obstetricians and gynecologists. but another major
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